A Bible-reading for Schools: The Great Prophecy of Israel's Restoration (Isaiah, Chapter 40-66)

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Matthew Arnold
Macmillan, 1889 - 65 pages
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Page xxiv - He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and -the isles shall wait for his law.
Page 32 - As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the Lord ; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the Lord, from henceforth and for ever.
Page 54 - I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair : I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
Page xxv - He was taken from prison, and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation ? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.
Page 11 - Sing, O ye heavens ; for the LORD hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth : break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein : for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.
Page 27 - For as the rain cometh down, And the snow from heaven, And returneth not thither, But watereth the earth, And maketh it bring forth and bud, That it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: It shall not return unto me void, But it shall accomplish that which I please, And it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
Page 18 - They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them shall lead them, even by the springs of water shall he guide them.
Page 25 - For this is as the waters of Noah unto me ; for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth, so have I sworn that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.
Page 56 - The Lord God hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned.
Page 30 - Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul ? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him ? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the Lord?

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